Careers

Are you looking for a great place to work? A workplace that provides collaboration, empowerment, teamwork and a passion for what you do? That’s what we offer at CIWA.

Our extensive programs and services are coordinated and facilitated by dedicated staff members who appreciate the diverse environment within which they work. They are committed to providing their best and bring experience, expertise, passion and focus to their roles each day.

We seek individuals who are community minded and can understand the needs of the clients we serve. In turn, we offer a career experience in an environment that is collaborative, innovative and supportive.

At CIWA, we believe the greatest asset of our organization is our people.

Current Opportunities

Director of Fund Development

  • Full time – 37.5 hours per week
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Closing date: October 7, 2022

The Director of Fund Development position works directly with the Chief Executive Officer in stakeholder and resource development activities, aiming to diversify and increase funding support for the agency. This role will be responsible for developing and fostering relationships with community partners and individuals, corporations and government bodies. This role will be responsible for the leadership of the of Resource Development Department.

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Career Counsellor / Job Coach, Career Services for Foreign Trained Professionals Programs

  • Full Time – 37.5 hrs per week
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Closing date: October 7, 2022

The Career Counselor/Job Coach is responsible for providing professional, culturally sensitive,
job search support for immigrant and refugee women. The Career Counselor/Job Coach also
participates in client recruitment, administers needs assessments and assists program
participants in creating an employment plan. The position also provides support to participants
who are successfully employed as a result of their participation in the program and works closely
with employment partners so that direct employment referrals can be made for job ready clients.

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Receptionist

  • Full Time Position – 40 hours per week
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Closing date: October 7, 2022

Reporting to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, the Receptionist position is responsible for overseeing the reception at CIWA as the first point of contact for clients and visitors. As part of the administration department this position is also responsible for additional administrative duties.

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Program Instructor – Professional Bridging Programs

  • Full-time position (37.5 hours per week)
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Closing date: Until position is filled

The Program Instructor is responsible for assisting the Program Coordinator in executing key components of the program. The Program Instructor is responsible for updating and delivering a curriculum to ongoing intakes of the programs.

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Program Coordinator – Labour Market Bridging For Volunteers Program

  • Full-time position (37.5 hours per week)
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Closing date: Until position is filled

The Program Coordinator is responsible for daily supervision and administration of all program components. This position maintains close contact with the program staff to ensure all staff work collaboratively to achieve outcomes. The coordinator works closely with the Department Manager on all administrative duties including program reporting and applications. The Program Coordinator will ensure all duties are executed in a professional and timely fashion.

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Project Instructor/Career Counsellor – Contract Work: Finding Your Way Project

  • Full-time position (37.5 hours per week)
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Closing date: Until position is filled

The Project Instructor/Career Counsellor is responsible for assisting the Project Coordinator in executing key components of the program and delivery of a course designed to increase participants’ workplace and job search skills. The course will focus on employability skill building as well as the enhancement of professional English language skills and how to embrace and thrive in the new economy. Topics of instruction include but are not limited to workplace communication, business ethics, career, and occupational decision making, and the gig economy (contracting/freelancing, temporary and online work). The course also covers managing taxes, digital skill building, networking, and job search techniques.

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Project Instructor/Employment Counsellor – Pre-Employment and Skills Development for Racialized Immigrant Women

  • Full-time position (37.5 hours per week)
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Closing date: Until position is filled

The Project Manager is responsible for the successful testing of customized pre-employment and skills development supports for immigrant women from racialized communities who have experienced prolonged detachment from the labour force and who live in Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon and Greater Toronto Area. The Project Manager will also ensure the success of testing workplace inclusivity models/strategies with targeted employers who hire for sales andservices occupations (NOC 6 category) in Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon and Greater Toronto Area.

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Career Development Coach

  • Part-time position (18.75 hours per week)
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Closing date: Until position is filled

The Career Development Associate is responsible for providing individualized skill enhancement in support of immigrant women seeking a career path to obtain advanced, professional, or entrepreneurial goals. The Associate supports the skill development of clients in line with client’s individualized assessment as completed together with the Career Development Specialist. The role primarily supports immigrant women who have gained employment in Canada and/or are looking to transition into new careers including entrepreneurship.

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